endurance an epic of polar adventure paperback & coffeehouse
By Frank Arthur Worsley, A. You seriously mean to tell me that the ship is doomed?" asked Frank Worsley, commander of the Endurance, stuck impassably in Antarctic ice packs. It did not, however, get the ship's twenty-five crew members, all of whom survived an eight-hundred-mile voyage across sea, land, and ice to South Georgia, the nearest inhabiteFirst published in 1931, Endurance tells the full story of that doomed 1914-16 expedition and incredible rescue, as well as relating Worsley's further adventures fighting U-boaGreat War, sailing the equally treacherous waters of the Arctic, and making one final (and successful) assault on the South Pole with Shackleton.